Fred L. McAlister, 89, of Choudrant, La., died Jan. 13, 2022. He was born in Parkdale on Jan. 9, 1933. He retired from Entergy in 1991. He also served in the United States Air Force. He was a Southern Baptist and member of Wilmot Baptist Church but occasionally attended New Hope Baptist Church. Read more
Ronnie Pennington, 79, native and lifelong resident of Fountain Hill, died Friday, Jan. 14, 2022, at Drew Memorial Hospital. He was a 1960 graduate of Fountain Hill High School and a veteran of the United States Army Reserve from 1964 until 1970, having served during the Vietnam Era. Read more
Kentucky Derby winning horse Medina Spirit died at the Santa Anita racetrack in Southern California, according to the California Horse Racing Board. CNN's Nick Watt reports.